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in the energy industry are searching for ways to slash our use of fossil fuels. some of them are excited about so called green plastics. most plastics are made from petroleum. some have come up with ways to make them from plants. >> reporter: the thai government has been organizing this international export since 2006. it's to promote the plastics industry. this plastic items are made from substances found in plants. they are attracting interest throughout asia. >> here in bangkok it's all about brim plastic. a lot of foreigners come to thailand also to attend conference. >> they product. for thailand it can be more expense for this production. >> reporter: thailand will develop biplastics industry. it already has many companies that make ordinary plastics. farmers in thailand grow large amounts of sugar cane. thai government officials have looked at these factors and developed a road map for industry. >> every year we have 28 million allow them. it can be used as bio plastic. thailand has great potential to be the center bioplastic company in this region. >> reporter: the strategy has attract
first vice premier the following year, taking charge of energy, social security and other policies. now, china's citizens grew increasingly dissatisfied with the government's handling of a range of problems during wen's ten years in office. now they're waiting to see how li keqiang will steer the country into the future. nhk world's michitaka yamaka reports from beijing. >> reporter: the members of the national people's congress overwhelmingly approved li's appointment as premier. wen was known as a leader with a common touch, but li projects a more elite image. li also springs from a different political base than newly elected president xi jinping. some question how much influence li will be able to exert within the government, but one expert suggests that china's approach to leadership is changing along with the names of the people at the top. >> i think the emerging leadership will be more kind of a group leadership rather than the leadership dominated by a charismatic leader. so i would not differentiate xi jinping and li keqiang. >> reporter: on the political front, the public is i
for this contest will give me the energy to face challenges at work. >> reporter: they make an offering of physical strength. they're granted inner strength. that plus the satisfaction of challenging themselves to the limit. peop >>> people in tokyo will commuting to work under clear skies but getting home from work last night was a different story. >> what a wet and windy evening we had last night in metropolitan regions of tokyo. things are going to be clearing out today. let me show you the damage it had done yesterday. extreme wind moved through japan yesterday causing traffic delays and damaging buildings and homes. officials issued an alert for tornadoes in part of the region last night. the storm also brought rough seas. one surfer is reportedly missing off the coast. back to the satellite picture you can see the clouds moving away from japan. take a look at this, 283 millimeters has fallen inhe st 2 hours. 200 millimeters fell in just the span of three hours. about 140 kilometers gusts have been reported in okinawa as well. 87 kilometers per hour gusts. thinks will be fine and clear with pl
is on tehir minds is competitiveness. they are eager to look beyond to innocvation, energy, climate. there are not trying to talk about the cyprus issue alone. there was brief mentions saying that of course bureau stability -- euro stability is crucial. how do we get there to encourage growth and innovation? >> they have been distancing themselves from the planet. what else can you tell us? >> this tax on depositors and small depositors it was somehow the instigation of germany. german politicians have been pushing back on that. we heard two government spokespersons say, not at all. they say, not at all. we have heard a lot of criticism through the day from politicians at all across the spectrum saying a tax on small depositors is very question of land by no means were the german politicians satisfied with that part of it. >> melinda, thank you. let's take a look at market reaction. uncertainty over what this would mean for other banks in the euro zone prompting investors to sell off on monday, particularly banking stocks. we have the summary of the day's trading from the frankfurt
of energy, but it's actually really fun. >> some people think ballet is easier than sports, but i know from experience it's not. for "teen kids news," i'm gianni. >> this report is brought to you by u by kotex. these middle- and high-school girls are in for a big surprise. >> we're super-excited to introduce a longtime friend and partner -- khloé kardashian odom. [ cheers and applause ] [ up-tempo music plays ] >> it's all part of a new movement for girls called "generation know." >> generation know is really -- it's a forum to start a conversation amongst girls. you know, if people are too afraid or shy to talk to their own family or to other people about their bodies or changes or whatever, that generation know is there to do that for them and to have that conversation starter. and i'm asking all of us girls to come together to be the first generation committed to learning more about our health. >> u by kotex created generation know to empower girls to learn about their bodies. >> so thinking about how we talk about our bodies is connected to how we value our bodies. >> workshops like th
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